TIP TUESDAY: As Work Gets More Complex, 6 Rules to Simplify

TED talks are among the best resources for practical insights from leading experts on an array of topics. To refresh your approach to work, business and success, check out the following TED talk by Yves Morieux. You won’t regret it. His presentation is as engaging as it is informative.

Summary: Morieux’s TED talk, “As Work Gets More Complex, 6 Rules to Simplify,” explores the idea of why people feel so miserable and disengaged at work. Today’s businesses are increasingly and dizzyingly complex ” and traditional pillars of management are obsolete, says Morieux. So, he says, it falls to individual employees to navigate the warren of interdependencies. In this energetic talk, Morieux offers six rules for smart simplicity.  (Rule One: Understand what your colleagues actually do.)

Yves Morieux is a senior partner in BCG’s Washington D.C. office and director of the BCG Institute for Organization.